APPROVED STAKES PROGRAM-2020

(1)Ontario Bred Futurity ($60,000 Added by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For two‐year‐old Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: August 5th
Final: August 26th – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st $ 50.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • July 1st $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • July 15th $150 (Cdn).

(2) Ontario Sires Stakes Futurity ($60,000 by QHRIDP)

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: September 28th
Final: October 19th – 330 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th $ 50.00 (Cdn.)
To Sustain: 

  • August 1st $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • September 15th $150.00 (Cdn.)

(3) Alex Picov Memorial Futurity $95,000 by QHRIDP $5,000 by Picov Family ADDED

Ajax Downs
For two-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: September 14th
Final: October 5th – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • August 1st – $200.00 (Cdn.)
  • September 1st $200.00 (Cdn.)

(4) Ontario Bred Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: August 19th
Final: September 2nd – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st – $50.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 1st – $100.00 (Cdn)

(5) Princess Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses, Fillies.
Trials: July 22nd
Final: August 5th – 350 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st- $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 1st – $150.00 (Cdn.)

(6) Ontario Sires Stakes Derby $50,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: October 12th
Final: October 26th – 350 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • August 1st – $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • September 1st – $100.00 (Cdn)

(7) Picov Derby  $45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old Quarter Horses
Trials: September 14th
Final: September 28th – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th $50.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • July 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)
  • August 15th $100.00 (Cdn)

(8) Picov Maturity $25,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses
Trials: June 17th
Final: July 1st – 300 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st – $150.00 (Cdn.)

(9) Ontario Sires Stakes Maturity $40,000 Added by QHRIDP

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Quarter Horses, Ontario Sired, as recorded with the Program Registry. The 10 Highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals. Not trial based.
Trials: none
Final: August 5th – 330 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $300.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late):$2000.00 (Cdn.)

(10) Ontario Bred Maturity $40,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For four-year-old and up Ontario Bred horses as recorded with the Program Registry.
Trials: September 14th
Final: September 28th – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $100.00 (Cdn.)
To sustain:

  • August 15th $100.00 (Cdn.)

(11) Alex Picov Memorial Championship $45,000 by QHRIDP, $5,000 by Picov Family Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up Quarter Horses. Not trial based.
1. Quarter horses that have made at least three starts in Ontario in 2020. Preference is given to horses that have won a Derby or Maturity in 2020. Remaining entries will be determined by lifetime earnings until 10 eligible entries have been received.

Trials: None
Final: Oct 12th – 440 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: $400.00 (Cdn.)
If you have never nominated (late): $2500.00 (Cdn.)

(12) Sprint Series #1 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: July 22nd – 110 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000 (Cdn.)

(13) Distance #1 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: July 8th- 350 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 1st – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(14) Sprint Series #2 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: August 19th – 220 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(15) Distance #2 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: September 2nd – 400 YARDS
Nomination Payment: June 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(16) Sprint Series #3 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: October 19th – 250 YARDS
Nomination Date: August 1st – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)

(17) Distance #3 $20,000 Added

Ajax Downs
For three-year-old and up.  The 10 highest Money Earned will be eligible for finals.  Not Trial Based
Trials: none
Final: October 26th – 440 YARDS
Nomination Date: August 15th – $50.00 (Cdn.)
Time of Entry: 100.00 (Cdn.)

If you have never nominated (late): $1,000.00 (Cdn.)